Patrolman Andrew Piper and Sgt. Jesse Petty responded Saturday to an accident at North 19th Avenue and West Elm Street. According to Piper’s report, a 1986 GMC pickup traveled left of center and struck a trailer parked on the east curb. The driver tried to drive away, but abandoned the vehicle a block away because it was damaged.
Officers learned it had been stolen in Oklahoma City. An investigation is continuing.
In other crimes, a pickup owned by Kenneth Chester was recovered at Lake Texoma near Cartwright. A man told Deputy Tim Harwood on Monday that he saw the pickup at the edge of the lake rolled onto its side.
The pickup had been reported stolen earlier that day and it was returned to its owner.
Deputy John Daniel Walker investigated the burglary of a shop building in the 19000 block of Highway 22 on Sunday. Jerry Busby told the deputy that a Massimo utility vehicle, three rifles, golf clubs and tools were stolen from the shop building.
A residence in the 100 block of Minnow Lane in Cartwright was vandalized. Kim Wise told Deputy Joey Welton Tucker on Monday that when she returned home that evening, the front door had been kicked open and the house vandalized.
Two people arrested Friday by the Bryan County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine.
Charged Monday were Lori Jean Maxey, 36, and Sammy Lynn Key, 30. They were arrested after officers served a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Martin Lane in Colbert.
An affidavit states that 26.8 grams of a substance that tested positive for crystal methamphetamine was seized. According to court records, Key graduated from the Bryan County Drug Court in March 2010.